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Group of 10 Chest Tombs Approximately 3.5 to 10 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Chirbury with Brompton, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.5793 / 52°34'45"N

Longitude: -3.0911 / 3°5'28"W

OS Eastings: 326159

OS Northings: 298503

OS Grid: SO261985

Mapcode National: GBR B2.BPMS

Mapcode Global: WH7B3.HF8G

Entry Name: Group of 10 Chest Tombs Approximately 3.5 to 10 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 14 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055049

English Heritage Legacy ID: 257370

Location: Chirbury with Brompton, Shropshire, SY15

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Chirbury with Brompton

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Chirbury

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 29 NE
8/45 Group of 10 chest
- tombs approx. 3.5m to 10m
south of chancel
of Church of St.


Group of 10 chest tombs. Late C18 and early C19. Limestone, some retaining
traces of paint. Rectangular. Moulded plinths and capping, mainly
with chamfered top ledgers. Some have fluted, enriched or columnar corner
pilasters but mainly plain. Monuments to Frances Williams (died 1838)
and Elizabeth Hughes (died 1817) have inward-tapering sides, former
with fluted corner spandrels. Moulded inscription panels on remaining
tombs commemorate various members of other local families.

Listing NGR: SO2615998503

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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